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Tolinase Medication - Uses & Side Effects

It is used to lowers the blood sugar level by stimulating the pancreas to release insulin. There are two type of diabetes such as type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes usually requires insulin injection for life; type 2 can usually be controlled by dietary changes, exercise, and oral diabetes medications.

Tolinase Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose of Tolinase tablets for the mild to moderately severe type 2 diabetic is 100 to 150 milligrams daily and you should be taken with breakfast.

Uses of Tolinase

  • It is used to lowers the blood sugar.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Tolinase

Before taken Tolinase medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Tolinase. Side effects may include:

  • Nausea
  • Bloated feeling
  • Heartburn
  • Itching
  • Rash

Warnings and precautions before taking Tolinase:

  • It's possible that drugs such as Tolinase may lead to more heart problems than diet treatment alone, or diet plus insulin. If you have a heart condition, you may want to discuss this with your doctor.
  • While taking Tolinase, you are particularly susceptible to episodes of low blood sugar if You suffer from a kidney or liver problem; You have a lack of adrenal or pituitary hormones; or You are older, run-down, or malnourished.
  • Stress such as fever, trauma, infection, or surgery may increase blood sugar to the point that you require insulin injections.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Tolinase with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Tolinase with the following:

  • Airway-opening drugs such as Sudafed and Ventolin
  • Blood-thinning drugs such as Coumadin
  • Calcium channel blockers such as Calan and Isoptin
  • Diuretics such as Esidrix and Diuril
  • Estrogens such as Premarin and Estraderm
  • Isoniazid
  • Miconazole
  • Nicotinic acid
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Probenecid
  • Rifampin
  • Sulfa drugs such as Bactrim and Gantrisin
  • Thyroid drugs such as Synthroid

After taken Tolinase if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. An overdose of Tolinase can cause an episode of low blood sugar.

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